On November 15, Sun Yebao, Deputy Director-General of Foreign Affairs Office of Shandong Provincial People’s Government (SDFAO), met with Mr. Jean-François Lépine, representative of Québec in China and two of his colleagues in Shandong Hotel.
Sun Yebao expressed welcome to the guests and gave them a brief introduction of Shandong’s economic and social development. He hoped that the two sides could enhance communication, expand concrete cooperation on various fronts and establish regular liaison mechanism. Mr. Lépine said he would love to carry out more exchanges with SDFAO and other departments to facilitate pragmatic cooperation in such areas as business, education and infrastructure. The two sides also discussed the visit of Premier Philippe Couillard to Shandong next year, activities cerebrating the 10th anniversary and Shandong’s provincial leaders attending the the 9th Regional Leaders’ Summit in Quebec.